Medium-Lift German Military Transport Flies On Schedule
The CH-53GA medium-lift military transport helicopter
successfully completed its first flight over the Bavarian town of
Donauwörth before an admiring crowd of approximately 150
guests. Eurocopter test pilot Rene Nater and flight engineer
Antoine Van Gent were at the controls.
Military Aircrews Will Work Alongside Civilians In SAR
The Soteria Consortium has been chosen to provide a "harmonized"
Search and Rescue Helicopter (SAR-H) service for the UK well into
the 21st century, the Ministry of Defence and the Department for
Transport announced Wednesday.